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jumper

juhm per

  • n  a person who jumps
    as the jumper neared the ground he lost control
    the jumper's parachute opened
  • n  an athlete who competes at jumping
    he is one hell of a jumper
  • n  a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
  • n  a coverall worn by children
  • n  a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
  • n  a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
  • n  a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
  • n  (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump

  • The 20 jumpers who took off last week from Ortner Field in north-central Ohio had each taken the plunge more than 100 times, and they were awaiting yet another rhapsodic game with .
  • With fewer fewer owners racing jumpers (and purses consequently decreased), steeplechasing became the monopoly of a few rich stables.
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News & Articles

Quotes

  • Alvin Gentry in Los Angeles Times
    Kobe kind of controlled the whole game,Suns Coach Alvin Gentry said. "When he's making his jumper like that, there's not a whole lot you can do about it."
  • Devin Harris in New York Times
    I was just in attack mode,Harris said. "That's the key to my pull-up jumper. Before in my career, I wasn't able to hit it with any consistency."
  • Hedo Turkoglu in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    I didn't really want to settle for a jumper,Turkoglu said of his game winner. "I just tried to go to the hole and take a foul but they had good defense and forced me to take a tough shot."

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